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1981 St. Louis Cardinals

1981 St. Louis Cardinals

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Season
1981
league Name
National League
division
East
level
MLB
nickname
Cardinals
record
GBL
0.0
div rank
0
League rank
2
MLB Rank
3
ballpark
Busch Stadium II
Attendance
1,010,247
att rk
13
payroll
0
pay rk
0
Top Draft Pick
playoffs
dnq
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date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1981-04-11 Apr Sat phi 1 box | pbp L 2-5 9 0-1 L1 6 12 18 -- 38,473 2:07 Bob Forsch Dick Ruthven Bob Forsch -- --
1981-04-12 Apr Sun phi 2 box | pbp W 7-3 9 1-1 W1 4 9 14 -- 21,462 1:59 Lary Sorensen Lary Sorensen Larry Christenson Bruce Sutter Tony Scott (1)
1981-04-15 Apr Wed NYN 3 box | pbp L 3-5 9 1-2 L1 4 8 17 -- 15,205 2:27 Silvio Martinez Pat Zachry Silvio Martinez Neil Allen --
1981-04-16 Apr Thu NYN 4 box | pbp W 5-1 9 2-2 W1 4 7 10 -- 10,921 2:30 Andy Rincon Andy Rincon Mike Scott Bruce Sutter Keith Hernandez (1) - George Hendrick (1) - Darrell Porter (1)
1981-04-17 Apr Fri CIN 5 box | pbp W 9-5 9 3-2 W2 4 5 9 Yes 22,961 2:53 Lary Sorensen Lary Sorensen Mike LaCoss -- --
1981-04-18 Apr Sat CIN 6 box | pbp W 10-4 9 4-2 W3 3 4 6 Yes 22,529 2:53 Bob Shirley Bob Shirley Tom Seaver -- George Hendrick (2)
1981-04-20 Apr Mon chn 7 box | pbp W 6-1 9 5-2 W4 2 3 4 Yes 10,454 2:30 Bob Forsch Bob Forsch Lynn McGlothen Bruce Sutter --
1981-04-21 Apr Tue chn 8 box | pbp W 8-0 9 6-2 W5 2 3 4 Yes 11,559 2:22 Andy Rincon Andy Rincon Ken Kravec -- --
1981-04-22 Apr Wed chn 9 box | pbp W 3-0 9 7-2 W6 2 3 4 Yes 10,588 2:17 Lary Sorensen Lary Sorensen Mike Krukow -- --
1981-04-25 Apr Sat PIT 10 box | pbp W 5-1 9 8-2 W7 2 2 3 Yes 7,334 2:20 Bob Shirley Bob Shirley John Candelaria -- Gene Tenace (1)
1981-04-26 Apr Sun PIT 11 box | pbp W 3-2 9 9-2 W8 2 2 3 Yes 8,139 2:17 Silvio Martinez Jim Kaat Grant Jackson Bruce Sutter George Hendrick (3)
1981-04-29 Apr Wed CHN 13 box | pbp L 1-6 9 9-4 L2 2 3 4 Yes 0 2:17 Andy Rincon Mike Krukow Andy Rincon -- Keith Hernandez (2)
1981-04-29 Apr Wed CHN 13 box | pbp L 2-2 11 9-4 L2 2 3 4 Yes 4,067 2:54 Lary Sorensen -- --
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1981-05-01 May Fri cin 14 box | pbp W 7-6 9 10-4 W1 2 2 3 Yes 21,315 2:48 Bob Forsch Bob Forsch Mario Soto Bruce Sutter --
1981-05-02 May Sat cin 15 box | pbp W 7-3 9 11-4 W2 1 1 2 Yes 16,677 2:13 Bob Shirley Bob Shirley Bruce Berenyi -- --
1981-05-03 May Sun cin 16 box | pbp W 5-4 11 12-4 W3 1 1 2 Yes 21,855 3:12 Silvio Martinez Joe Edelen Tom Hume -- George Hendrick (4)
1981-05-04 May Mon atl 17 box | pbp L 6-9 9 12-5 L1 1 1 2 Yes 9,260 2:48 Andy Rincon Larry Bradford Bruce Sutter Rick Camp Sixto Lezcano (1)
1981-05-05 May Tue atl 18 box | pbp W 4-1 9 13-5 W1 1 1 2 Yes 7,531 2:07 Lary Sorensen Lary Sorensen Tommy Boggs -- George Hendrick (5) - Darrell Porter (2)
1981-05-06 May Wed atl 19 box | pbp L 2-10 9 13-6 L1 1 1 3 Yes 9,640 2:37 Bob Forsch Gaylord Perry Bob Forsch -- Tony Scott (2)
1981-05-07 May Thu atl 20 box | pbp L 3-4 9 13-7 L2 2 3 4 Yes 13,630 2:24 Silvio Martinez Rick Camp Silvio Martinez -- --
1981-05-08 May Fri pit 21 box | pbp W 5-4 9 14-7 W1 2 2 3 Yes 20,108 2:31 Bob Shirley Bob Shirley Jim Bibby Jim Kaat --
1981-05-09 May Sat pit 22 box | pbp W 13-0 9 15-7 W2 1 1 2 Yes 21,361 2:29 Andy Rincon Andy Rincon Rod Scurry -- Sixto Lezcano (2)
1981-05-10 May Sun pit 23 box | pbp L 2-8 9 15-8 L1 1 2 3 Yes 11,112 2:29 Lary Sorensen John Candelaria Lary Sorensen Enrique Romo --
1981-05-12 May Tue HOU 24 box | pbp W 3-2 10 16-8 W1 1 2 3 Yes 20,020 2:26 Bob Forsch Bruce Sutter Joe Sambito Jim Kaat --
1981-05-13 May Wed HOU 25 box | pbp L 0-3 9 16-9 L1 1 2 4 Yes 21,705 2:24 Bob Shirley Don Sutton Bob Shirley -- --
1981-05-14 May Thu HOU 26 box | pbp W 7-6 9 17-9 W1 1 2 3 Yes 20,042 2:54 Bob Sykes Jim Otten Joe Sambito Bruce Sutter --
1981-05-15 May Fri ATL 27 box | pbp L 3-11 9 17-10 L1 1 2 4 Yes 13,730 2:39 Lary Sorensen Preston Hanna Lary Sorensen Rick Mahler --
1981-05-16 May Sat ATL 28 box | pbp W 6-2 9 18-10 W1 1 2 3 Yes 21,051 2:02 Silvio Martinez Silvio Martinez Tommy Boggs Bruce Sutter George Hendrick (6)
1981-05-17 May Sun ATL 29 box | pbp W 4-3 9 19-10 W2 1 2 4 Yes 14,045 2:34 Bob Forsch Bob Forsch Gaylord Perry Bruce Sutter --
1981-05-19 May Tue hou 30 box | pbp W 15-12 9 20-10 W3 1 2 2 Yes 14,585 3:03 Bob Shirley Jim Kaat Bobby Sprowl -- --
1981-05-20 May Wed hou 31 box | pbp L 3-4 11 20-11 L1 1 2 3 Yes 19,175 2:47 Lary Sorensen Joe Niekro Bruce Sutter Joe Sambito --
1981-05-21 May Thu hou 32 box | pbp W 3-1 9 21-11 W1 1 2 2 Yes 19,823 2:13 John Martin John Martin Nolan Ryan -- --
1981-05-22 May Fri nyn 33 box | pbp L 3-9 9 21-12 L1 1 2 3 Yes 21,442 2:32 Silvio Martinez Pat Zachry Silvio Martinez -- --
1981-05-23 May Sat nyn 34 box | pbp W 8-2 9 22-12 W1 1 2 3 Yes 24,710 2:35 Bob Forsch Bob Forsch Pete Falcone Jim Kaat --
1981-05-24 May Sun nyn 35 box | pbp L 1-3 10 22-13 L1 1 2 4 Yes 33,889 2:25 Bob Shirley Neil Allen Bruce Sutter -- Keith Hernandez (3)
1981-05-25 May Mon MON 36 box | pbp L 3-5 9 22-14 L2 1 2 4 Yes 24,490 2:25 Lary Sorensen Bill Gullickson Lary Sorensen Bill Lee --
1981-05-26 May Tue MON 37 box | pbp L 3-4 9 22-15 L3 2 3 7 Yes 27,775 2:20 Silvio Martinez Steve Rogers Jim Kaat Elias Sosa --
1981-05-27 May Wed MON 38 box | pbp L 1-4 9 22-16 L4 2 4 9 Yes 24,709 2:45 John Martin Charlie Lea John Martin Bill Lee --
1981-05-29 May Fri PHI 39 box | pbp W 11-4 9 23-16 W1 1 2 6 Yes 32,358 2:31 Bob Forsch Bob Forsch Nino Espinosa Mark Littell George Hendrick (7) - Dane Iorg (1)
1981-05-30 May Sat PHI 40 box | pbp L 2-10 9 23-17 L1 2 4 9 Yes 35,034 2:11 Lary Sorensen Dick Ruthven Lary Sorensen -- --
1981-05-31 May Sun PHI 41 box | pbp L 1-6 9 23-18 L2 3 5 11 Yes 54,103 1:45 Silvio Martinez Steve Carlton Silvio Martinez -- --
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1981-06-01 Jun Mon mon 42 box | pbp W 4-2 9 24-18 W1 2 4 9 Yes 14,224 2:20 John Martin John Martin Charlie Lea Bruce Sutter --
1981-06-02 Jun Tue mon 43 box | pbp L 1-8 9 24-19 L1 3 5 11 Yes 14,697 2:07 Bob Shirley Ray Burris Bob Shirley -- --
1981-06-03 Jun Wed mon 44 box | pbp W 3-2 11 25-19 W1 2 4 10 Yes 13,085 2:37 Bob Forsch Bruce Sutter Elias Sosa -- George Hendrick (8)
1981-06-04 Jun Thu mon 45 box | pbp W 4-1 9 26-19 W2 2 4 9 Yes 18,958 2:25 Lary Sorensen Lary Sorensen Bill Gullickson -- --
1981-06-05 Jun Fri sdn 46 box | pbp W 2-1 13 27-19 W3 1 3 7 Yes 16,832 3:14 Silvio Martinez Jim Kaat John Curtis -- --
1981-06-06 Jun Sat sdn 47 box | pbp W 11-1 9 28-19 W4 1 3 6 Yes 20,662 2:27 John Martin John Martin Tim Lollar -- Keith Hernandez (4)
1981-06-07 Jun Sun sdn 48 box | pbp L 1-5 9 28-20 L1 2 4 8 Yes 23,997 2:29 Bob Shirley Chris Welsh Bob Shirley -- George Hendrick (9)
1981-06-09 Jun Tue lan 49 box | pbp W 6-1 9 29-20 W1 2 4 7 Yes 19,654 2:34 Bob Forsch Bob Forsch Burt Hooton Bruce Sutter --
1981-06-10 Jun Wed lan 50 box | pbp L 1-4 9 29-21 L1 2 4 8 Yes 17,779 2:05 Lary Sorensen Jerry Reuss Lary Sorensen -- Garry Templeton (1)
1981-06-11 Jun Thu lan 51 box | pbp W 2-1 9 30-21 W1 2 4 7 Yes 39,250 2:01 Silvio Martinez Silvio Martinez Fernando Valenzuela Bruce Sutter George Hendrick (10)
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1981-08-10 Aug Mon PHI 52 box | pbp W 7-3 9 31-21 W2 2 4 6 Yes 60,561 2:26 Bob Forsch Bob Forsch Larry Christenson Bruce Sutter Keith Hernandez (5) - George Hendrick (11) - Sixto Lezcano (3) - Gene Tenace (2)
1981-08-11 Aug Tue PHI 53 box | pbp L 5-6 10 31-22 L1 2 4 8 Yes 24,549 2:56 Lary Sorensen Ron Reed Jim Kaat -- --
1981-08-12 Aug Wed PHI 54 box | pbp W 11-3 9 32-22 W1 2 4 6 Yes 23,566 2:49 Silvio Martinez Bob Sykes Dick Ruthven Mark Littell Keith Hernandez (6) - George Hendrick (13)
1981-08-13 Aug Thu PHI 55 box | pbp W 5-2 9 33-22 W2 1 3 5 Yes 26,783 1:50 John Martin John Martin Steve Carlton Bruce Sutter --
1981-08-14 Aug Fri MON 56 box | pbp W 3-1 9 34-22 W3 1 2 3 Yes 40,187 2:17 Joaquin Andujar Joaquin Andujar Scott Sanderson Bruce Sutter Sixto Lezcano (4)
1981-08-17 Aug Mon sdn 57 box | pbp W 2-1 13 35-22 W4 1 2 3 Yes 21,194 3:06 Lary Sorensen Jim Kaat Gary Lucas -- --
1981-08-18 Aug Tue sdn 58 box | pbp L 3-4 9 35-23 L1 1 3 4 Yes 19,095 2:28 Silvio Martinez Chris Welsh Silvio Martinez John Urrea Gene Tenace (3)
1981-08-19 Aug Wed sdn 59 box | pbp W 7-6 9 36-23 W1 1 3 4 Yes 18,268 2:56 John Martin Bruce Sutter John Littlefield -- --
1981-08-21 Aug Fri lan 60 box | pbp L 0-4 9 36-24 L1 1 3 4 Yes 33,375 2:05 Joaquin Andujar Jerry Reuss Joaquin Andujar -- --
1981-08-22 Aug Sat lan 61 box | pbp L 2-3 9 36-25 L2 1 3 4 Yes 38,751 2:21 Bob Forsch Fernando Valenzuela Bob Forsch Dave Stewart --
1981-08-23 Aug Sun lan 62 box | pbp W 11-7 9 37-25 W1 1 3 4 Yes 18,189 2:54 Lary Sorensen Bob Shirley Bob Welch Bruce Sutter Keith Hernandez (7)
1981-08-24 Aug Mon sfn 63 box | pbp W 2-1 10 38-25 W2 1 3 4 Yes 13,385 2:58 Silvio Martinez Jim Kaat Greg Minton -- --
1981-08-25 Aug Tue sfn 64 box | pbp L 2-4 9 38-26 L1 1 3 4 Yes 13,086 2:38 John Martin Tom Griffin John Martin Al Holland George Hendrick (14)
1981-08-26 Aug Wed sfn 65 box | pbp W 9-4 9 39-26 W1 1 2 3 Yes 7,766 2:34 Joaquin Andujar Joaquin Andujar Gary Lavelle Bruce Sutter Keith Hernandez (8)
1981-08-27 Aug Thu SDN 66 box | pbp W 3-2 13 40-26 W2 1 2 2 Yes 7,056 3:32 Bob Forsch Jim Kaat John Curtis -- George Hendrick (15)
1981-08-29 Aug Sat SDN 68 box | pbp W 6-1 9 42-26 W4 1 2 2 Yes 0 2:31 Lary Sorensen Lary Sorensen Chris Welsh Bob Shirley Ken Oberkfell (1)
1981-08-29 Aug Sat SDN 68 box | pbp W 6-5 9 42-26 W4 1 2 2 Yes 9,668 2:24 Silvio Martinez Bob Sykes Juan Eichelberger Bruce Sutter --
1981-08-30 Aug Sun SDN 69 box | pbp L 6-9 9 42-27 L1 1 2 2 Yes 4,281 2:47 John Martin Gary Lucas Mark Littell -- --
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1981-09-01 Sep Tue SFN 70 box | pbp L 2-4 9 42-28 L2 1 2 2 Yes 11,619 2:32 Bob Forsch Vida Blue Bob Forsch Al Holland --
1981-09-02 Sep Wed SFN 71 box | pbp W 5-2 9 43-28 W1 1 2 2 Yes 8,996 2:18 Lary Sorensen Lary Sorensen Ed Whitson Bruce Sutter --
1981-09-03 Sep Thu LAN 72 box | pbp W 5-3 9 44-28 W2 1 2 2 Yes 30,122 2:19 Silvio Martinez Mark Littell Steve Howe Bruce Sutter Ken Oberkfell (2) - Sixto Lezcano (5)
1981-09-04 Sep Fri LAN 73 box | pbp W 7-2 9 45-28 W3 1 1 1 Yes 48,114 2:19 John Martin John Martin Dave Goltz -- --
1981-09-05 Sep Sat LAN 74 box | pbp L 3-4 11 45-29 L1 1 2 2 Yes 36,058 3:32 Joaquin Andujar Tom Niedenfuer Jim Kaat -- --
1981-09-06 Sep Sun LAN 75 box | pbp L 0-5 9 45-30 L2 1 2 2 Yes 46,780 2:27 Bob Forsch Fernando Valenzuela Bob Forsch -- --
1981-09-07 Sep Mon chn 76 box | pbp L 0-10 9 45-31 L3 1 2 3 Yes 32,393 2:10 Lary Sorensen Doug Bird Lary Sorensen -- --
1981-09-08 Sep Tue chn 77 box | pbp L 3-4 12 45-32 L4 1 2 5 Yes 11,341 3:24 Silvio Martinez Dave Geisel Jim Kaat Dick Tidrow --
1981-09-09 Sep Wed chn 78 box | pbp L 3-7 9 45-33 L5 1 3 6 Yes 13,109 2:36 John Martin Mike Krukow John Martin Randy Martz --
1981-09-11 Sep Fri nyn 79 box | pbp W 4-2 9 46-33 W1 1 3 5 Yes 14,787 2:03 Bob Forsch Bob Forsch Pat Zachry Bruce Sutter --
1981-09-12 Sep Sat nyn 80 box | pbp W 4-2 13 47-33 W2 1 3 4 Yes 19,884 3:22 Lary Sorensen Doug Bair Mike Marshall -- Julio Gonzalez (1)
1981-09-13 Sep Sun nyn 81 box | pbp W 4-2 9 48-33 W3 1 2 3 Yes 14,689 2:50 Joaquin Andujar Joaquin Andujar Terry Leach Bruce Sutter --
1981-09-15 Sep Tue MON 83 box | pbp W 3-2 9 49-34 L1 1 3 4 Yes 0 2:45 John Martin John Martin Bill Gullickson Bruce Sutter --
1981-09-15 Sep Tue MON 83 box | pbp L 3-4 9 49-34 L1 1 3 4 Yes 41,671 2:27 Mark Littell Bill Lee Mark Littell Woodie Fryman George Hendrick (16)
1981-09-16 Sep Wed MON 85 box | pbp W 7-1 9 50-35 L1 1 3 3 Yes 0 2:24 Bob Forsch Bob Forsch Ray Burris -- Darrell Porter (3)
1981-09-16 Sep Wed MON 85 box | pbp L 3-4 11 50-35 L1 1 3 3 Yes 30,222 2:57 Lary Sorensen Jeff Reardon Jim Kaat -- --
1981-09-17 Sep Thu MON 86 box | pbp W 7-4 9 51-35 W1 1 3 3 Yes 26,390 2:29 Joaquin Andujar Joaquin Andujar Steve Rogers -- Darrell Porter (4)
1981-09-18 Sep Fri NYN 87 box | pbp L 1-8 9 51-36 L1 1 3 4 Yes 12,317 2:32 Bob Shirley Ed Lynch Bob Shirley Jesse Orosco --
1981-09-19 Sep Sat NYN 88 box | pbp L 2-6 9 51-37 L2 1 3 5 Yes 10,200 1:58 John Martin Pete Falcone John Martin -- --
1981-09-20 Sep Sun NYN 89 box | pbp L 6-7 9 51-38 L3 1 3 5 Yes 13,337 2:55 Lary Sorensen Neil Allen Bruce Sutter -- George Hendrick (17)
1981-09-21 Sep Mon CHN 90 box | pbp W 2-0 9 52-38 W1 1 3 3 Yes 3,635 2:33 Joaquin Andujar Joaquin Andujar Ken Kravec Bruce Sutter --
1981-09-22 Sep Tue CHN 91 box | pbp L 3-4 9 52-39 L1 1 3 5 Yes 4,531 2:27 Bob Forsch Randy Martz Mark Littell -- --
1981-09-23 Sep Wed phi 92 box | pbp L 4-9 9 52-40 L2 1 3 6 Yes 16,845 2:19 John Martin Dickie Noles John Martin Sparky Lyle --
1981-09-24 Sep Thu phi 93 box | pbp L 6-14 9 52-41 L3 1 4 9 Yes 11,758 2:34 Lary Sorensen Mark Davis Lary Sorensen -- Gene Tenace (5)
1981-09-25 Sep Fri pit 94 box | pbp L 4-5 9 52-42 L4 2 5 11 Yes 15,377 2:13 Jim Kaat Eddie Solomon Jim Kaat Rod Scurry Darrell Porter (5)
1981-09-26 Sep Sat pit 95 box | pbp W 5-3 9 53-42 W1 2 5 10 Yes 19,761 2:26 Bob Forsch Bob Forsch Mark Lee Bruce Sutter Dane Iorg (2)
1981-09-27 Sep Sun pit 96 box | pbp W 7-5 9 54-42 W2 1 4 8 Yes 17,703 2:29 Dave LaPoint Dave LaPoint Pascual Perez Bruce Sutter --
1981-09-28 Sep Mon mon 97 box | pbp W 6-2 9 55-42 W3 1 4 6 Yes 21,216 2:19 John Martin John Martin Scott Sanderson Jim Kaat --
1981-09-29 Sep Tue mon 98 box | pbp W 8-4 9 56-42 W4 1 3 4 Yes 40,488 2:23 Joaquin Andujar Joaquin Andujar Bill Lee Doug Bair --
1981-09-30 Sep Wed PHI 99 box | pbp L 5-8 9 56-43 L1 1 3 5 Yes 21,382 3:06 Bob Forsch Sparky Lyle Luis DeLeon Ron Reed --
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn record streak div rk lg rk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1981-10-01 Oct Thu PHI 100 box | pbp W 3-2 10 57-43 W1 1 3 4 Yes 20,482 2:03 Lary Sorensen Doug Bair Larry Christenson -- --
1981-10-02 Oct Fri PIT 101 box | pbp L 7-8 9 57-44 L1 1 3 5 Yes 2,348 3:02 Dave LaPoint Kent Tekulve Bruce Sutter -- George Hendrick (18) - Darrell Porter (6)
1981-10-03 Oct Sat PIT 102 box | pbp W 8-3 9 58-44 W1 1 3 5 Yes 3,589 2:30 John Martin John Martin Ernie Camacho -- --
1981-10-04 Oct Sun PIT 103 box | pbp W 4-0 9 59-44 W2 1 2 3 Yes 10,022 1:55 Bob Shirley Bob Shirley Odell Jones -- --
103 record(s)